Divine Comedy | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Colin G. Hardie

This literature criticism consists of approximately 17 pages of analysis & critique of Divine Comedy.
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Critical Essay by Colin G. Hardie

SOURCE: “A Note on Purgatorio IX, 16-18,” Books Abroad, Vol. 39, 1965, pp. 74-80.

In the following essay, Hardie discusses the importance of variant wording concerning dreams in Canto IX, thereby illustrating the type of problems which stem from the corruption of Dante's text.

e che la mente nostra peregrina           più da la carne e men dai pensier presa,                     a le sue vision quasi è divina. 

These lines form part of Dante's introduction to...

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